Tag Archive: Tyler ISD

May 07 2012

Tyler ISD seeks parent support

Tyler ISD is calling on parents to carefully review the contents of their children’s belongings before sending them to school. This call to action comes after a student at Orr Elementary School brought an unloaded weapon to campus. The weapon was found and confiscated, and no students were in danger, but the incident serves as …

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May 01 2012

Tyler ISD senior named

John Tyler High School senior Rocquel Pettigrew was recently named a Gates Millennium Scholar, a scholarship awarded to 1,000 talented students nation-wide. This year there were more than 24,000 applicants. Gates Millennium Scholars are students who demonstrate strong leadership, community service and academic achievements. In addition to being one of the top 20 students in …

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Apr 04 2012

JT color guard flies high

Contributing Writer Kelly Bell   Tyler’s John Tyler High School Color Guard has earned top honors at the Marching Auxiliaries National Competition in Ft. Worth. Members Nayeli Aguilar, Nicole Allen, Lanisha Bowie, Melanie Johnson, Cortlyn Long, Brianna Nickerson, Ranecia Sanders and Nick Sheffield worked hard and long preparing for the competition. The team performed two routines. …

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Feb 28 2012

Math students forging forward

Tyler’s Moore MST Magnet School mathematicians have, for the first time ever, advanced to state-level competition in the MATHCOUNTS team competition. Winning schools from throughout this region will send representatives to Austin for the finals, to be held March 24. The American Society of Professional Engineers sponsors MATHCOUNTS as a problem-solving competition promoting math proficiency …

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Feb 21 2012

Online resource prepares students

Ninth grade students at John Tyler and Robert E. Lee high schools have access to a new online study resource called OnTRACK. The web-based lessons are designed to prepare students for the STAAR End-of-Course (EOC) assessments. “Tyler ISD constantly looks for ways to support our students’ learning,” Kim Tunnell, Tyler ISD executive director of curriculum …

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Feb 14 2012

Souper Bowl Challenge a huge success

Tyler ISD schools are helping the community by donating more than 4,000 cans of soup to the less fortunate. The canned soup drive, called the “Souper Bowl Challenge,” is an annual event hosted by People Attempting to Help, or PATH. PATH is an organization that provides programs to the economically disadvantaged in Smith County. Last …

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Feb 14 2012

Head Football Coach named

With 27 years of coaching and teaching experience, Tyler ISD is excited to have Coach Darrell Piske join our team as the head football coach and athletic coordinator at Robert E. Lee High School. Coach Piske has a reputation of transforming teams with losing records into state title contenders. Coach Piske spent the past four …

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Feb 07 2012

Parents learn about new tests

Information about an unfamiliar test raised a lot of questions for Tyler ISD parents who were introduced to the STAAR End of Course (EOC) Exams, the new statewide testing program for Texas high school students, which begins with this year’s 9th graders. Parents of John Tyler High School freshmen listened carefully as Tyler ISD administrators …

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